News

Irish Visitor Numbers to Tenerife Increase by 19%

Irish Visitor Numbers to Tenerife Increase by 19%

Tenerife Tourism Corporation hosted a trade and media event ‘onboard’ the iconic Cutty Sark, the world’s sole surviving tea clipper, during WTM London – and celebrated increased visitor numbers from Ireland.

Alberto Bernabé, Tourism Minister, Tenerife Island Government; Tony Maniscalco, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays; Vanda Vauer, Classic Collection; Carlos Alonso, President, Tenerife Island Government; and Cristóbal de la Rosa, Vice Minister of Tourism, Canary Islands Government

Alberto Bernabé, Tourism Minister, Tenerife Island Government; Tony Maniscalco, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays; Vanda Vauer, Classic Collection; Carlos Alonso, President, Tenerife Island Government; and Cristóbal de la Rosa, Vice Minister of Tourism, Canary Islands Government

Around 100 guests, including leading tour operators and airlines, had the opportunity to learn about the island’s ‘leisure’ credentials – from outdoor activities and sports to a variety of theme parks and beaches ‘opened’ all year round.

Guests also celebrated the growth of the number of UK and Irish visitors to Tenerife. The island received a total of 73,001 visitors from Ireland from January to September 2016 (+19.2% compared to the same period last year).

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

Travel Solutions Expands Premiership Football Programme

Neil SteedmanSeptember 21, 2018

World Travel Centre to Appoint Senior Business Consultant

Neil SteedmanSeptember 21, 2018

Dynamically Booking RCI Fly/Cruise Packages with AirWaves

Neil SteedmanSeptember 20, 2018

Turkish Airlines Adds New Services to Business Class

Neil SteedmanSeptember 20, 2018

Three New Sponsors for 2018 Irish Travel Trade Awards

Neil SteedmanSeptember 20, 2018

J Barter Travel to Appoint Full-Time Leisure Sales Consultant

Neil SteedmanSeptember 20, 2018

Intrepid Appoints Ireland-Based Business Development Manager

Neil SteedmanSeptember 20, 2018

Stena Line is Using Artificial Intelligence on Vessels

Michael FloodSeptember 20, 2018

Cathay Pacific and Boeing Donate First B777-200 to Museum

Michael FloodSeptember 20, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland